Rockville has a general population of 47,388 and an overall student population of 26,323. Approximately 26,147 of Rockville's students are enrolled in schools that offer accounting programs.
Rockville's largest accounting school is Montgomery College. In 2010, Montgomery College graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in accounting.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in accounting from accounting schools in Rockville in 2010. If you decide to attend a accounting school in Rockville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,092.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $650 for accounting related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in accounting, if you decide to work as an accountant in Rockville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 25,440 accountants in Maryland. Of these accountants, 6,880 were working in the greater Rockville area. Rockville's accountant workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for accountants.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an accountant in Rockville is $73,430 per year, which is higher than the average for accountants state-wide.